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Latest News


Tip line to help every Ohio school district – NEW PHILADELPHIA TIMES REPORTER


Free Safety Tip Line Available to Schools


Statement by Secretary Johnson on the Passage of Critical Cybersecurity Legislation


Dept. of Homeland Security warning local lawmen of possible terrorist reaction to CIA torture report – KSTU


Ohio Homeland Security gets bomb-detection dog – WASHINGTON TIMES


OUPD welcomes second bomb-sniffing pooch – ATHENS NEWS


Emergency Preparedness Plans Must Involve Preparation for All Disasters, Including Cyber – IN HOMELAND SECURITY


Cybersecurity lapses leave government agencies vulnerable to hackers – WASHINGTON TIMES


CSU to present new K9 to the public – DAYTON DAILY NEWS


CSU gets explosive detection dog – WDTN (Dayton)


OHS presents explosive-detection canine to Central State University Police


Kent State, CSU police get bomb-sniffing dogs – WEWS (Cleveland)


Ohio Homeland Security presents explosive-detection canine to the Cleveland State University Police Department


Ohio Homeland Security presents explosive-detection canine to the Kent State University Police Department


Ohio Homeland Security presents explosive-detection canine to the University of Toledo Police Department


Ohio University among five schools getting bomb-sniffing dogs – COLUMBUS DISPATCH


University welcomes police dog – TOLEDO BLADE


5 more Ohio universities getting bomb-sniffing dogs through state Homeland Security program – THE REPUBLIC (Columbus, IN)


Threat of lone wolf attacks worries Homeland Security chief – CNN


Industry-Government Partnerships Critical to Resiliency of US Electric Power Grid – HS TODAY


Explosive detection dog training at OUL – LOGAN DAILY NEWS


Cleveland metal theft reaching new peak, city property and businesses new targets – WEWS (Cleveland)


Law Enforcement Increasingly Reliant on Social Media – HS TODAY


Russian Malware 'BlackEnergy' Infiltrates US Critical Infrastructure – HS TODAY


Bomb-sniffing dogs patrolling Ohio's college campuses – Cleveland Plain Dealer


Terrorism Connections to Ohio

Cleveland Bomb Plot - 2012
Five men were arrested in April 2012 and accused of plotting to blow up a bridge near Cleveland.

Ahmed Hussein Mahamud - 2011

Ahmed Hussein Mahamud, a 26-year-old American citizen from Columbus, was charged in an indictment, unsealed in June 2011, with providing material support to Al Shabaab.

Hor & Amera Akl - 2010
Hor and Amera Akl, a married couple residing in Toledo, were arrested in 2010 and charged with providing material support to the designated terrorist organization Hizballah. In May 2011, the Akls pled guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

Jerry & Joe Kane - 2010
Jerry and Joe Kane, father and son anti-government extremists from Forest, were killed in a shoot-out with Arkansas law enforcement after they fatally shot two West Memphis police officers during a traffic stop on May 20, 2010.


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